Publications Past & Present

Below is a list of publications on the history of Northfield. Some are no longer available except through used book dealers, while other titles are still in-print.

Titles marked with an asterisk (*) can be purchased through the Society. Please contact us for details on ordering.

*1776-1876 : Centennial Proceedings and Historical Incidents of the Early Settlers of Northfield, VT., with Biographical Sketches of Prominent Business Men Who Have Been and Are Now Residents of the Town / by John Gregory.

Originally published by Argus and Patriot Book and Job Printing House, Montpelier, VT, 1878.

Facsimile reprint by Heritage Classics, Bowie, MD, 2000. ( (ISBN 0-7884-1672-3)

Available full text online at http://www.archive.org/details/centennialprocee00greg


Limited original edition copies available through the Society.

*Green Mountain Heritage : the Chronicle of Northfield, Vermont / by the Northfield Town History Committee.

Published by Phoenix Publishing, Canaan, NH, 1974. (ISBN 0-914016-08-3)

Currently out-of-print, but used book dealers may have copies. Limited copies also available through the Society.

*Green Mountain Heritage Revised Index, Updated Appendices through 2010 and Northfield War Veterans List / by Isabel Weinger Nielsen, Kay C Schlueter and Nancy Berini.

Published by the Northfield Historical Society, c2011.

*Picture Northfield: A Photographic Study / by Julia W. McIntire and Richard L. Cleveland.

Published by the Northfield Historical Society, c1985.

Limited copies available.

*Northfield / by the Northfield Historical Society.

Images of America series.

Published by Arcadia Publishing, c2014.


While I Remember : Memories of Center Village, Northfield, Vermont / by William D. Hassett.

Published by the Friends of the Norwich University Library, Northfield, VT, 1989.

(Norwich University Library Occasional Paper, No. 4)

Descendants of Early Settlers of Northfield, Vermont, Who Are Now Residents of the Town / compiled by Rosina A. Hanson and Robert W. Allen.

Published by the Northfield Historical Society, 1990.


Burnham-Cross Farm and Families, 1840 to 1960 : Northfield Falls, VT., Farm Under Successive Generations of One Family for 120 Years / by Luther Burnham Johnson.


Pitching for a Life : the Ed Doheney Story / by Mary E. Comiskey.

Published by the Author.

Follows the life and baseball career of Northfield native Ed Doheney (1874-1912). Includes genealogical information about the Doheney family.

*Northfield at War, 1941-1945.

Published by the Northfield Historical Society, 2nd edition, c2002.


Restoring Richardson / Mary E. Comiskey and Linda deNeergaard.

Published by the Authors, 2014.

This self-published book details the restoration of Northfield's first cemetery, first used by the Stanton Richardson family around 1785.

Pictorial Presentation of the Flood of 1927 : Northfield, Vermont / photographs by G.M. Sanborn, compilation by John E. Mazuzan.

Northfield Publishing Company, [1928]

The Town of Slate, Northfield, Vermont : Early Settlement, History, Resources, Development, and Progress / edited by John H. Walbridge.

East Burke, VT : William H. Jeffrey, Publisher, [1905]